Lindsay is Principal Lecturer at the Northumbria University (UK) and is Chair of UK Sports Volunteering.
She has worked in the delivery of sport programmes within higher education for over 20 years and is currently Principal lecturer in Sport Management and Director of Learning and Teaching (Quality Assurance and Monitoring) for the Department of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation at Northumbria University, U.K.. She is also the Chair of the UK Sports Volunteering Research network (see https://sports-volunteer-research-network.org.uk/)
Lindsay’s research interests focus on understanding the development of sport volunteering, with a background in recruitment and retention studies. She has a particular interest in the asset transfer of local authority sport and library facilities to voluntary community groups, including the successful management and sustainability of these enterprises.
She is also supervising PhD research on LGBT+ sport volunteering journeys. Lindsay is passionate about increasing volunteering among under-represented groups. In her spare time, Lindsay is an active volunteer as a Board member for Northumberland Sport, through Girl Guiding UK and in supporting her childrens’ sporting activities.